Level 3 Personal Trainer

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This qualification is aimed at students who already hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor certificate and wanting to progress their career into becoming a Level 3 Personal Trainer. This qualification is the main progressive path that has proved popular with most Level 2 Gym Instructors who want to pursue a career in Level 3 Personal Training.

Entry Requirement – Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction

– Premier World Fitness, Leeds
– DW Fitness First, Manchester
– Village Hotel, Birmingham
– Energie Fitness, Newcastle

Course Information

This course offers to expand the knowledge of any current Level 2 Gym Instructors. You will cover a variety of units from planning progressive programs for clients to learning about nutrition and the affects of this for exercising with clients.

You will also further your knowledge in anatomy and physiology to Level 3 standard and also learn how to conduct effective consultations with clients. You will then learn to develop specific tailored progressive exercise programs for a client.

Once this qualification has been completed you will then be able train clients on a 1-1 basis. You will also hold the Active IQ certificate in Personal Training which is a REP’s recognised qualification.

Course Structure

This course would be completed over 2 assessment day* at one of our available locations. You will be also be given an online dedicated tutor to help you every step of the way!

The course is designed to be completed in 2 months. You have a maximum of 6 months to complete this course.

Please feel free to contact us and we will be able to talk you through a bespoke timetable.

Course Units

This is an Internationally recognised qualification awarded through Active IQ who are governed by Skills Active. The units that you will be undertaking are:

  • Unit 1 – Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health and fitness
  • Unit 2 – The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  • Unit 3 – Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions
  • Unit 4 – Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients
  • Unit 5 – Programme design and delivery for personal training
  • Unit 6 – Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers

How to Select Your Dates

Select the dates from the drop down provided on this page. If you’re unsure, you can always change them in the future.

Payment Information


We have a number of options of how you can pay for this course. If you would like to book onto the course through our website, you have the following 2 options:

  • Option 1: £1200 full payment
  • Option 2: £120 deposit and 12 monthly payments of £90 at 0% interest. (Direct debit will be set up once the deposit has been paid).

Apply for an Advanced Learner Loan

The government has introduced these loans to help students, aged 19 and over, in further education pay college or training organisation fees. For further information on the Advanced Learner Loan. If you are looking to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan. The total amount for this course is £1,417

To begin your application for an advanced learner loan, simply fill out the online form on this page.

From there we will then begin the application process with you for your desired course and also, most importantly, you can start studying.

Alternatively, feel free to call our head office on 01132 866453 and press ext 1 to speak to a course advisor.

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£1200 (Deposit £120)

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